Tag Archives: Metro

ratpag Turns One

To be precise – ratpag turned one just the other day. It’s hard to believe but one year ago – February 21, 2014 – ratpag reintroduced itself to the world with a functioning website.  We threw our weight behind the L.A. … Continue reading

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Dogs! ratpag Talks Dogs and Transit

ratpag’s cold, rotten rat heart just melted today after coming across this article about Eclipse, the bus-riding dog.  The story is that Eclipse, having grown impatient with her cigarette-enjoying owner, decided to take the bus the three or four stops … Continue reading

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Please Quit Your Job and Travel (Link Dump)

ratpag is happy to present another installment of our known series, Link Dump, as it tackles a topic near and dear to ratpag’s heart:  quitting.  You see, ratpag isn’t big on putting its head down and doing something just because it … Continue reading

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ratpag Sunday Evening Edition: Exposing the DC Metro

ratpag finds itself in the enviable position of having more contributors than readers, somehow, and so must find room in this valuable internet real estate known as ratpag.wordpress.com to present to the world all opinions and viewpoints of our hardened writers … Continue reading

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Airport Trains: The Good and The Bad

Yesterday we wrote of the continually uninspiring developments from D.C.’s Silver Line so today we were pleased to find news of a different rail line in a different region that is not only opening but opening ahead of schedule.  Looky here, … Continue reading

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D.C. Silver Line to Get a Nice, Big Loan

We at ratpag have had our issues with the DC Metro – the herky-jerky braking, the long headways (particularly off-peak), and one of us once was on a train stuck in between stations for a notable length of time.  Oh, … Continue reading

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L.A. Metro Rail Gets Connected

We’ll start it off slowly, as we’re still trying to figure out what, exactly, we do.  So here’s an article discussing a major connector “linking three existing light rail lines with a new tunnel and three new stations.”   My personal … Continue reading

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